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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 4 Effect of leaf and stem extract on the latent period and of mean stool count of castor oil induced diarrhoeal episode in mice

From: Bioactivities of Bruguiera gymnorrhiza and profiling of its bioactive polyphenols by HPLC-DAD

Treatment

Dose (mg/kg)

Mean Latent period (hr)

Mean no. of stools

1% Tween 80 in water

0.47 ± 0.03

5.66 ± 0.82

Standard

3

2.85 ± 0.07*

2.17 ± 0.75*

Leaf extract

250

0.58 ± 0.06*

4.67 ± 0.52**

Leaf extract

500

0.97 ± 0.14*

4 ± 0.89*

Stem extract

250

1.00 ± 0.14*

3.83 ± 0.75*

Stem extract

500

2.48 ± 0.18*

3 ± 0.89*

  1. SD Standard Deviation; *P < 0.01; **P < 0.05